Event management

Events Management students from School of Tourism visit high profile venues at London field visit

The end of the last term saw the first year Events Management students in School of Tourism on a field visit to two high profile event venues in London.  Tours of ExCeL London, including their new Phase II ICC London space were given to the students by: Martin Avard  (Senior Events Manager) and Tom Edwards… Read more »

Two Event Management Students make it to the final 12 of the prestigious Eventice Competition

  Last week two of our final year event management students made it to the final 12 of the Eventice competition, held annually at the Confex Exhibition. Sophie Bailey and Jake Potter successfully made it through to the final 12 of the prestigious competition. Run by Event and ESP Recruitment, the Apprentice-style competition is designed… Read more »

Student event raises over £3,500 for the Poole Africa Link

 On Friday 22 March 2013,  five Bournemouth University Event Management students successfully organised a wonderful evening full of food, music, dance and fundraising at The Haven Hotel, Sandbanks. The black tie dinner and auction was in aid of the locally based charity, Poole Africa Link, who send out doctors and nurses to the Wau district… Read more »

Event Management Students Dragon’s Den Event becomes a reality at the Captain’s Club Hotel

On February 17th, the Captain’s Club Hotel in Christchurch hosted an event that had originally been an idea of 4 Bournemouth University Event Management students. Last year, the students, Oliver Jones, Takara Patrick, Joanna Mitchell and Michael-Aaron Loftus, had to pitch a new event idea to the Captain’s Club in a Dragon’s Den style presentation… Read more »

Two Event Management Students Chosen for Eventice Final

Two Level H BAEM students have been selected among the finalists to compete in this year’s Eventice competition at Confex March 19-21. Sophie Emma Bailey and Jake Potter have been selected to join 10 other final year students in the annual competition. Last year 4 students from Bournemouth University made it to the final with… Read more »

Level I BAEM students receive guest lecture from Ultimate Experience

  On Friday 1st February, the Level I Event Management students received a guest lecture from Stephen Lawrence, the MD of Ultimate Experience of the Concerto Group.  He was also joined by the current BAEM placement student Tammy Thurman and also former placement student (and current BAEM level H student) Fran Murphy on the day…. Read more »

Events and Leisure students start their live events

All second year Event Management and Leisure Marketing students have to manage their own live events as part of their degree. The students are put into groups and have to manage and organise an event for an external client. This year the clients for the students include MacMillan; Youth Cancer Trust; The Salvation Army; and… Read more »

BAEM students receive high praise from Exhibition News Dragons Den

Edward Burton and Callum Roberts were recently chosen to present their event idea to the Exhibition News Dragon Den. The pitch was in front of 6 of the most influential professionals in the event and exhibition industry as well as an auditorium full of guests. Callum and Edward received great feedback during their presentation and… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s International Conference on Event Management introduces its Scientific Committee

The International Conference on Event Management (ICE 2013) is taking place in July under the theme “Making Waves in Event Management” Yesterday conference organiser Julie Whitfield announced who would be taking part in the scientific committee at the conference. The scientific committee consists of: Dr Julie Whitfield, Senior lecturer, Bournemouth University Dr Miguel Moital, Senior… Read more »

BAEM and BALM Innovation Field Trips

Last week first year Events Management and Leisure Marketing students were taken on field trips as part of their Event Innovation and Leisure Innovation units, respectively. With the aim of making the experience of developing a business case for a new event/product as realistic as possible, students are given a local client to work with…. Read more »